On Demand Deutschland (ODD), the joint venture between On Demand Group (ODG) and Tele München Gruppe (TMG), has concluded a multiyear licensing agreement with Warner Bros studios to launch Warner TV.
The German cable operator KabelBW says it has extended its digital offer with three new channels. As from today (October 16), Anixe SD, Timm TV and Daystar TV are available to digital subscribers on the network.
Voom HD Networks and Eutelsat visAvision have announced the launch of Rush on the KabelKiosk platform.
The Biography Channel (BIO) has secured a distribution deal in Israel on the cable operator HOT. The deal announced by Rhonda Attar, general manager, Tel-Ad Broadcasting Channels.
Viasat Broadcasting has bolstered its HD line-up with the launch of MTVNHD on its pay-TV platform in the Nordic region. The agreement with MTV Networks kicks in at 10.00 CET this morning in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
The three main Dutch public channels Nederland 1, 2 and 3 are now available live and unabridged on the Telbo MITV IPTV network on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. Eurosport 1 and 2 are now also available on the island.
US public affairs channel C-SPAN has become the tenth partner channel to join the Livestation web TV platform. The channel will be available to anyone outside of the United States.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has launched the new Endemol/MTV Networks joint venture channel Comedy Central Family. Distribution contracts with other operators are expected in a few months time.
Cable operators have been warned that programmers may look elsewhere if they are unable to reach agreements on their carriage. Speaking at the CTAM EuroSummit in Berlin, Chellomedia COO Niall Curran said there were inevitable stresses and strains between operators and content providers because their interests are not necessarily aligned. “If you look at the […]
BBC HD is making its debut in continental Europe following an agreement with the Nordic pay-TV platform Canal Digital. A version of the channel will appear in early December alongside the new BBC Knowledge. BBC Lifestyle and BBC Entertainment will replace BBC Food and BBC Entertainment respectively.